Dessert Recipes > Plum Gingerbread Pudding

This recipe is part of the November 2007 Recipes Menu

Starter - Apple Rings with Cheese and Bacon
Main Course - Rabbit Casserole with Lentils and Mushrooms
Dessert - Plum Gingerbread Pudding

How to make plum gingerbread pudding:
A warming pudding full of fruit and spices. Just the recipe for a cold, autumn night. Serve with traditional custard or clotted cream.


1 1/2 lb plums, stoned and cut in half
6oz caster/superfine sugar
2oz butter
1 tablespoon black treacle
1 tablespoon golden syrup
6 tablespoons milk
1 egg
4oz plain/all purpose flour
2 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 teaspoon mixed spice
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
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- Mix the plums with the caster sugar and put into a buttered ovenproof dish.
- Put the butter and both syrups into a saucepan and melt over a low heat.
- Add the milk and beaten egg and leave to cool.
- Put the flour, granulated sugar, spices and baking powder.
- Add the cooled syrup and milk mixture and blend well together.
- Spoon evenly over the plums.
- Bake at 160 degrees C. for about 1 hour and 15 minutes.